La Raza: Forgotten Americans: [Papers, in Memory of Charles De Young Elkus

La Raza: Forgotten Americans: [Papers, in Memory of Charles De Young Elkus

By: Charles de Young Elkus (author), Julian Samora (illustrator)Paperback

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Examines the social history of the Spanish-speaking people of the Southwest and their significance as a potential political force.

About Author

Dr. Julian Samora was a Mexican American teacher, scholar and community activist who helped to pioneer the field of Latino Studies. Samora was the first Mexican American to ever receive a doctorate in sociology; and, by the end of his academic career, he was named Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.


Introduction, by J. Samora.--History, culture, and education, by G. I. Saanchez.--The role of the Christian church, by J. A. Wagner.--Leadership an politics, by J. R. Martinez.--The migrant worker, by W. E. Scholes.--The rig to equal opportunity, by L. B. Glick.--Community participation and the emerg middle class, by P. M. Sheldon.--Demographic characteristics, by D. N. Barrett.--Conclusion.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780268003340
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 218
  • ID: 9780268003340
  • ISBN10: 0268003343

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